M.Sc. (Microbiology)

M.Sc Microbiology is a postgraduate course in microbiology. It is a discipline which combines biology and chemistry for investigation of living systems and their relationship to the environment. The duration of this course is 2 years divided into four semesters.

Eligibility and admission

Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Sc. with Microbiology or Biotech or Medical

Curriculum highlights

Semester I

  • General microbiology
  • Microbial physiology and biochemistry
  • Bacteriology and virology
  • Mycology, phycology and parasitology

Semester II

  • Fundamentals of immunology
  • Microbial genetics
  • Molecular biology and genetic engineering
  • Environmental microbiology

Semester III

  • Medical and pharmaceutical microbiology
  • Industrial and food microbiology
  • Recombinant DNA technology
  • Microbial techniques and instrumentation
  • Subject skills development program

Semester IV

  • Clinical and diagnostic Microbiology
  • Industrial and Food Microbiology
  • Food microbiology
  • Industrial microbiology

The programme is spread across four semesters over a period of two years.

The students after acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge are qualified as a microbiologist for any, research and clinical positions in different research institutes, industries and universities. The master degree in microbiology would also qualify the students for seeking a doctoral degree in any Indian as well as foreign Universities.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 26000
Scholarship Category A 10400
Scholarship Category B 15600
Scholarship Category C 20800

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